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Max Beckmann
German (Leipzig, Germany, 1884 - 1950, New York City, New York, United States) Primary

The Barker, Self-Portrait

Etching and drypoint

13 1/4 in. x 12 5/8 in. (33.66 cm x 32.07 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2012.27.463
Other Number(s): 888 (Donor Number)
Geography: Europe, Germany
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Lithographs
Culture/Nationality: German
Collection: Levine Collection

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  • lithographs - Prints made using the process of lithography, which is a planographic printing process in which a design is deposited on the stone or plate with a greasy substance which will accept ink.
  • Neue Sachlichkeit - Refers to the satirical movement that developed in German painting in the early 1920s and continued until the rise of National Socialism in the 1930s. Reacting to the violence of World War I, the style is characterized by a rejection of Expressionism and an emphasis on close observation of objects; social criticism; cold, static, figures; and sometimes naive styles.
  • self-portraits - Works in which someone produces a likeness of himself or herself.

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  • Image Dimensions: 13 1/4 x 12 5/8 in. (33.655 x 32.068 cm)

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  • Carrie Robbins and Steven Z. Levine. Mirrors & Masks. Bryn Mawr College. Bryn Mawr, PA, March, 2017
    Page Number: 44, Figure Number: Plate 12

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